Entries by OCAVentures

AddStructure Acquired by BazaarVoice to Boost Machine Learning & NLP Capabilities

Startup’s machine learning and natural language processing capabilities analyze and distill the most relevant consumer reviews AUSTIN, Texas, February 23, 2018 – Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, today announced it has acquired AddStructure, a provider of state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies. The acquisition will […]

SwipeSense raises $10.6M for Internet of Things push

SwipeSense raises $10.6 million for internet of things push Mert Iseri and Yuri Malina SwipeSense’s goal to get hospital staff to wash their hands more often led to something much bigger. The company raised $10.6 million to keep building what CEO Mert Iseri calls an “indoor GPS for hospitals.” San Francisco-based Eclipse Ventures led the […]

Solovis Strengthens Analytics Capabilities with Acquisition of Madrone Software

Solovis, a multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting platform for limited partners and asset allocators, today announced the acquisition of Madrone Software & Analytics, Inc. a provider of portfolio, risk analytics and market intelligence for the asset management industry. With the acquisition of Madrone, Solovis clients gain access to advanced fund analytics, detailed risk […]

Progentec Diagnostics Raises $1.25M to Predict Lupus Flare-ups

Lead investor i2E, along with Chicago-based OCA Ventures and Mayo Clinic Ventures, has funded the first round of investment to assist Progentec in creating the first-ever commercial test to predict the onset of lupus flares. Technology created by the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is at the core of the platform being developed by Progentec. […]

Regroup Therapy Uses Technology to Improve Access to Mental Health

Textbook economics teaches that, in a free market, supply rises to meet demand until price reaches an equilibrium. When it comes to mental health services, though, the supply of psychiatrists is declining despite widespread need, resulting in patients not getting treatment in a timely manner. “Every single state suffers from a shortage,” says David Cohn, CEO […]

Forbes Announces List of 30 Under 30: Founders of Moving Analytics Profiled

Forbes 30 under 30:  Moving Analytics co-founders, Adelanwa Adesanya & Shuo Qiao Heart patients need help. Getting them moving can prevent costly readmissions and dire health consequences. Ade Adesanya and Shuo Qiao’s Moving Analytics partnered with Stanford to deliver cardiac rehab via a smartphone. They’ve raised $2 million from investors that include Launchpad Digital, HealthX Ventures, […]

Innovative 3D Printing Startup, Impossible Objects, Raises $6.4M in Funding

Impossible Objects LLC has raised a $6.4 million Series A investment round led by OCA Ventures and with participation from IDEA Fund Partners, a technology-focused early stage venture capital firm, Mason Avenue Investments, Huizenga Capital Management, and Inflection Equity Partners. With this latest round, Impossible Objects has raised a total of more than $9 million. “We’ve […]

SpotHero Hits the Gas Pedal With $30M in New Funding

SpotHero has its foot on the gas, and it’s not slowing down. The Chicago-based on-demand parking startup announced Tuesday that it has raised $30 million in new funding, bringing the company’s total venture capital to date to $57.5 million. SpotHero said it will uses the Series C funding to expand into more markets in the United […]